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The Benefit Of FUT Hair Transplant Abroad 

Hair loss is a nightmare for all men and most women. Hair loss is more prominent in men, leading to a cycle of self-doubt and low confidence. A decade back, shaving was your only option if you were suffering from baldness. But nowadays, with solutions like FUT hair transplant abroad, you can regain your hair in a short trip over the weekend.

Hair transplant abroad is gaining popularity among male groups, especially in medical tourism destinations like Turkey, Hungary, or Poland. The treatment in these countries costs about a third of what you might pay in your local clinic. But there are other appeals to having the treatment overseas:

Combine the treatment with a holiday 

Combing a holiday with treatment appeals to most patients who seek medical tourism. It is an opportunity to enjoy a luxury holiday and explore new experiences.

Treatment that's worth your money 

Finding a specialist abroad will be more cost-effective than visiting an amateur doctor in your local country.

Confidential and Private 

Some patients want to keep their medical choices private, so seeking treatment abroad provides them with more confidentiality. Medical tourism offers privacy; you can publicly announce you're going on holiday while seeking treatment.

Experience VIP service 

You can arrange with an agency to plan your treatment abroad. The agency will prepare a customized trip that fits your needs. The package will include flight, accommodation, and airport transfer. It gives you relief to focus on your recovery.  

Easy Visa Process 

Medical tourism hubs like Turkey, Poland, and Hungary facilitate the visa process for international patients. In these destinations, the visa is obtained immediately via an online procedure that will only take you minutes to complete.

Tips For Choosing The Best FUT Hair Restoration Clinic Abroad 

  • Create a shortlist of possible clinics abroad:  research the clinic you plan to visit overseas. Most reputable clinics will have an official website, and you can examine the surgeon's expertise, reviews, and credentials. 
  • Check the local regulation: Knowing how the treatment is regulated in your chosen country is essential. It will help you identify reputable clinics registered with the governing body or national association. It will also tell you about your rights.
  • Prepare a list of questions for your doctor: prepare a list of questions to ensure you receive quality treatment. Common questions to ask - do they provide a translator? Do they have patients' testimonials? Is the clinic registered with the national association?
  • Trust your instincts:  This personal element should not be underestimated since the treatment can be traumatic for many people. Mainly when undertaken in a foreign country and in unfamiliar surroundings. You should trust your instincts as much as the raw data. If a clinic feels wrong, then walk away.
  • Have a clear expectation of the results: understand the necessary procedure plan. 
  • Choose a surgeon registered with an international governing body like the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. Or any other reputable international board. 

Ideal Candidate For FUT Hair Transplantation Procedure  

If you're concerned about your hair thinning and have good hair follicle density in your donor area, you're an ideal candidate for a FUT hair transplant.

FUT Hair Transplant Cost Abroad

The factors that affect the FUT hair transplant cost abroad are the hospital's location, the surgeon's experience, the technique used, and the type of treatment.

Country Estimated Cost
UK

$6000 - $35,000

USA

$7000 - $12,000

Turkey

$1600 - $2400

Australia

$6000 - $12,000

 

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Dr. Dogruer Hair Clinic
Istanbul, Turkey
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  • 2.500 + Hair Transplantation
  • Multiple DHI & FUE packages
  • 4.9 / 5.0 (Verified Reviews)
  • Free transfers between airport, hotel and clinic
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Luna Clinic Turkey
Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Free transfers between airport, hotel and clinic
  • Over 5 language service
  • Open 24 hours
  • Health insurance coordination
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Estepalace Hair Transplant Center
Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Has almost %100 success rate
  • Experienced more than 15 years
  • Helps patients with hotel reservations
  • Transfers between airport and hotels
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Estethica Atasehir
Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Move with the motto of healthy beauty
  • ISO 9001-certified clinic in Istanbul
  • Free consultations
  • 7/24 working center
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Memorial Atasehir Hospital
Istanbul, Turkey
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  • 143 bed capacity
  • Full-fledged Radiology Department
  • Full equipped operations and MRA and CT rooms
  • 7/24 working center
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Medical Park Gaziosmanpasa Hospital
Istanbul, Turkey
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  • 517 bed
  • Biggest private hospital in Istanbul
  • 60 square meters area
  • 9 languages service
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Esteworld
Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Over 15 years of plastic surgery experience
  • 3 branches in Istanbul
  • Specialized in hair transplant and more
  • Accredidated ISO 9001-2008
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Acibadem Maslak Hospital
Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Pick up service from airport
  • ISO 9001:2008 and JCI accreditations
  • Has LEED GOLD Certificate
  • 231 patient rooms
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Memorial Antalya Hospital
Antalya, Turkey
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  • Quality health services in the mediterranean
  • 15,000 square meter JCI-accredited health care facility
  • 132 in-patient beds
  • American College of Embryology accredited embryology lab
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Acibadem Healthcare Group
Istanbul, Turkey
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  • FIFA-accredited sports medicine center
  • JCI accredited
  • In-house clinical laboratory
  • Free transfers between airport, hotel and clinic
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FUT Hair Transplant Recovery Time

  • It takes approximately 10 days to 14 days to recover after the procedure
  • Any form of strenuous activity should be avoided for at least 4 weeks
  • The stitches will be removed in approximately 2 weeks.
  • New hair will start to grow after 3 months.
  • Expect to experience full results after 12 – 15 months.

FUT Hair Transplant Complication 

  • Numbness, discomfort, or itching
  • Local inflammation and infection
  • Bleeding
  • Scarring

How Is The Procedure Performed?

Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) is a hair transplantation technique. This technique only differs from the FUE method in how the hair follicles are extracted from the donor area. When using the FUT technique, your surgeon will remove a strip of hair from the back of your head (the donor area).

Besides being regarded as a traditional hair transplantation technique, the FUT method is still effective and surgeons prefer it because it guarantees satisfactory results.

FUT Surgery Sucess Rate 

FUT Hair Transplant procedure has a success rate of 90-95%

How To Prepare For The FUT Hair Transplant Treatment? 

  • A week before the procedure, you should stop taking Aspirin and any other medication associated with blood thinning.
  • If you are allergic to any drugs, you should inform your surgeon as soon as possible.
  • Patients are advised to avoid smoking 24 hours before the surgery.
  • Alcoholic beverages can affect anesthesia. Avoid alcohol 24 hours before to surgery.
  • If you are taking medication for chronic or acute diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, you should inform your surgeon before the surgery commences.  

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is FUT Hair Transplant Painful?

The FUT hair transplant procedure is performed under local anesthesia, you won't feel anything during the procedure. If they experience any pain or soreness after the procedure, they can use prescribed painkillers to relieve the pain and discomfort.

Does FUT Hair Transplant Leave a Scar?

FUT procedure requires surgical removal of a strip of scalp that contains hair from the donor area which leads to a linear scar on the back of the head.

What's the Difference Between FUT and FUE?

The main difference between FUT and FUE hair transplant techniques is that in the FUT technique, the surgeon extracts a donor skin strip from which the surgeon will remove the follicular units to be transferred to the recipient area. whereas in FUE the follicular units are removed individually and directly from the scalp.